AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2015 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Placement of Ioban™ Antimicrobial Drape over Surgical Wound

The patient has an open abdomen (abdominal compartment syndrome) and comes in for an exploratory laparotomy, abdominal washout, and initiation of dialysate infusion of abdomen.  After these procedures are performed, Ioban™ (an antimicrobial surgical incise drape) is used to temporarily cover the organs until the abdomen can be closed. Is the Ioban™ coded as a “supplement” of the abdominal wall?   ...

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